Items tagged with Bandwidth Cap

The days of "unlimited" broadband Internet access are gone. Many major Internet Service Providers (ISP) claim that providing unfettered access will saturate the available bandwidth and slow down or even halt access for everyone--sort of tantamount to the urban myth that if everyone flushed their toilets at the same time the sewage system would overload. The answer to this ISP-claimed conundrum is to set up speed/pricing tiers and to cap bandwidth usage. While Comcast is not the only ISP to announce tiered service and bandwidth caps, it has received the most attention--perhaps in part because of... Read more...